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The Black Tulip - 3 Pattern Set

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(10) Name: 'Embroidery : The Black Tulip - 3 Pattern Set
The Black Tulip - 3 Pattern Set The Black Tulip
The Black Tulip - 3 Pattern Set
The Black Tulip - 3 Pattern Set
The Black Tulip - 3 Pattern Set

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • A stitch placement guide of basic embroidery stitches (such as stem stitch and chain stitch) is provided, but you should feel free to use whatever stitches you like best!

Pattern Description:

Stitch a beautiful tulip of your own with our Black Tulip PDF embroidery pattern set, available for immediate download. Three floral patterns in one download!

" ... all their thoughts were engrossed by that great black tulip, which was looked upon to be as chimerical as the black swan of Horace or the white raven of French tradition."
- Alexandre Dumas, "The Black Tulip"

What is more dramatic and mysterious than the black tulip? Dumas' characters must race to discover a true black tulip in 17th Century Holland and win a fortune. This set of three small hand embroidery patterns - the first in our series of literary flowers - pays tribute to this striking and unique flower. Of course, your tulips may be any color of the rainbow!

This set includes all three embroidery designs shown. The three patterns include a long, elegant potted tulip, a detailed flower, and a Delft pottery-inspired motif.

Your patterns will be available to download immediately as a PDF file with four pages. The three small patterns are laid out as shown as well as in reverse, so it will be easy for you to transfer by whatever method you prefer.

All of our patterns include full color and stitch guides, including a key with thread types and color numbers.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Tulip in pot: 2" wide and 8.5" tall
  • Detailed tulip: 3.75" wide and 5.75" tall
  • Delft motif: 4" wide and 2.5" tall.


  • Fabric to stitch on
  • Embroidery floss (DMC stranded cotton numbers are provided in pattern)
  • Embroidery needle
  • Embroidery hoop
  • Erasable transfer pen or preferred transfer tools

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Little Dorrit & Co. is mother-and-daugher design and embroidery team Chris (mother) and Julie (daughter). Having studied art and literature between us, we decided to apply both to our love of ...

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